The Expat Staylist

Internations has, through its Expat Insider Survey, picked the top hits for expats 2015, and these are the countries you could consider adding to your staylist if you’re looking to relocate. Top 3 on the Expat Staylist are: #1 – Ecuador  That’s right, Ecuador! Ecuador was #1 in 2014 too, and seems to be a country where […]

Math anxiety

Math anxiety. I certainly have some degree of that , and so, apparently, do many children, meaning they worry about doing maths at school to the point where it causes negative emotional reactions, even becoming a fear. You don’t have to be lousy at maths to feel it, even the best math students can develop […]

Calling Lost Expats Worldwide

Autumn is a time of change. In weather, in nature, in us – we make a few changes in our homes and wardrobes to greet and get ready for winter. And so autumn is a good time to change for Clew as well. We wish to be not just Calling Luxembourg Expat Women, but indeed […]

Photography: Kirchberg under transformation

Old meets new and farmland meets steel and glass when photographer Anje Kirsch invites you to her Kirchberg exhibition opening at Cercle Munster tomorrow. Anje Kirsch has been documenting this blend of nature and architecture and of tradition and modern in the transforming Kirchberg area sine 2010. “I try to show the combination of the old Kirchberg […]

Unseen

Post-holiday blues? There’s no better cure than more travel, and if you’re in Luxembourg, there are so many great weekend destinations. Amsterdam is definitely one of them, and during the second half of September, Unseen is one good reason to go there, especially if you – like Clew – enjoy the many faces of photography. […]

An August read

Still time to read a book or two in August: Two Clew recommendations for you and one for your YA (young adult): My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante My Brilliant Friend is the first of four Neapolitan novels by Elena Ferrante, an author by many considered to be the best contemporary Italian author, who has […]

diariesof: Argentina

Did you discover the new travel magazine diariesof yet? If not, there’s a new issue out, on Argentina – in time to get inspiration for this or the next holiday. diariesof’s first issue was funded through crowdfunding and each issue focuses on a selected country. This  new issue on Argentina includes a special chapter on […]

My Moving Booklet

Moving is a daunting process under ideal circumstances. For children, who usually have no choice about whether and where they’re going, it can be especially difficult. Enter Valérie Besanceney’s My Moving Booklet. This interactive workbook, the result of years of experience with children of expats and other mobile families, is filled with exercises and prompts for […]

A Career in Your Suitcase

Being an expat is demanding, especially for a trailing spouse who must abandon his or her professional life to follow their partner to an assignment abroad. Often as a result of leaving behind work or career, the accompanying spouse suffers the loss of self-confidence, self-esteem and sense of identity,leaving the door open for depression and stress.

Cateura Recycled Orchestra

Have you heard the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura? If not it will make your day. Maybe even your week. Back in 2006, Favio Chávez, an environmental engineer, started working on a waste recycling project at the landfill of Cateura in Paraguay, in one of the poorest slum areas in South America. Around 500 people […]